Serene-estate Guesthouse is located on the border of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park (formerly known as St Lucia Greater Wetland Park) and offers guests a unique place to stay in beautiful surroundings. The Guesthouse has been designed to reflect modern architecture combined with African nature and as a result the property is stylish, elegant and beautifully designed. With all of the guest rooms offering direct views on to the park, guests can enjoy watching the bushbuck, red duiker, monkeys, mongoose, bush baby from the comfort of their private terrace. After sunset, you may even be lucky enough to spot hippos or leopards. Comfortable and intimate surroundings, well designed rooms and a stunning location make Serene-Estate Guest House a perfect base to explore all the area has to offer.

This is our guests' favorite part of St Lucia, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since May 25, 2010

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in St Lucia, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for St Lucia
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  • Janine
    The rooms were very stylish and modern. The staff was super friendly and the breakfast was delicious.
  • Kierstin
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The architecture and design of this boutique hotel was exceptional and a refreshing change from the typical self-catering facilities typical to this part of South Africa. The natural setting and gardens made the experience truly serene as we saw a...
  • Lee
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful property and location. Lovely breakfast and really helpful staff.
  • Vaughn
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Beautiful location, great breakfast and the staff were always so happy and helpful.
  • Kristin
    Olga and Hand are great hosts we really enjoyed our stay and they gave us lots of hints and organized a boat tour for us on really short notice. The breakfast was extraordinary.
  • James
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful property. Huge bedrooms. Great location.
  • Mandana
    The staff and owners were friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean. The view from the room was amazing.
  • Christian
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Breakfast prepared with care. Large choice and variety. The location is near to beaches and parks and easy access to several restaurants
  • Maria
    South AfricaSouth Africa
    Olga was a lovely host and provided a wonderful spread for breakfast with great coffee. Room was very spacious and clean, with a beautiful view of the garden and park.
  • Kees
    Zeer vriendelijk ontvangst, op een prachtige locatie. Zeer goede informatie gekregen over de omgeving. De kamers zijn bijzonder smaakvol ingericht met een perfect bed. Mooi uitzicht op de tuin en het park waar je regelmatig bokken, vogels en apen...

Property questions and answers
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  • It says pool view and view of park for above room Luxury double Can you see park from private room patio or only from outside common area

    Good day, Thank you kindly for your message. From our Parkside suites you have a view of the park from inside the room and from the private patio. Kindest regards, Ingrid
    Answered on 22 December 2022
  • Do you have an on site restaurant for dinner?

    We don't have a restaurant on site. We only do breakfast but we have a lot of restaurants nearby (walking distance) and we can make reservations. Kind regards, Olga Bilderbeek, Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse
    Answered on 30 September 2021
  • Have you taken any precautions for check-in because of the coronavirus?

    We haven taken all the COVID-19 precautions what is necessary. Olga Bilderbeek, owner Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse
    Answered on 30 September 2020
  • Good day, The photos looks amazing! Is your bathrooms closed or is it part of the bedroom? Regards. Marie-Louise

    Sorry for the delayed answer. Problems with internet. Our bathroom is part of the room and half closed. Toilet with separate door and you can't look into the bathroom from the bed or the living area.
    Answered on 10 March 2022

Area info *

Amenities of Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.7

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Game drives
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Racquetball
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Bowling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Executive lounge access
  • Tour desk
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Adults only
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Infinity pool
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 12 are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

12+ years
Extra bed upon request
ZAR 1,150 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please inform Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Legal info

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse

  • Guests staying at Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Tennis court
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Racquetball
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Walking tours
    • Bike tours
    • Game drives
    • Horseback riding
    • Swimming pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse is 1,650 feet from the center of St Lucia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • The prices at Serene-estate Boutique Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.